Thursday, 22 August 2019

Tag Archives: New Zealand

Pakistan strike twice before rain halts Test

HAMILTON: New Zealand reached 77-2 against Pakistan before rain forced day one of the second and final Test to be abandoned after just 21 overs in Hamilton on Friday. The players took lunch 15 minutes early as the skies opened, with Jeet Raval on 35 and Ross Taylor on 29 ...

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PCB asks Misbah to continue as skipper for Australia tour

KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has asked long-serving Test captain, Misbah-ul-Haq to lead the national team till the tour of Australia after which it would look into appointing his successor. According to a reliable source in the board, Misbah was asked to continue as captain until the series in ...

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Williamson keen on following attacking blueprint

CHRISTCHURCH:  The pitch is a vivid green, and the forecast is for rain, but bury caution, Kane Williamson said; “freedom” is his call to action with the bat. The reasoning is simple: it is what has worked for New Zealand at home, in the past. Thrashed in India, and beaten ...

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New Zealand search for first series win against Pakistan since 1985

CHRISTCHURCH: 12 Consecutive undefeated Test series for Pakistan against New Zealand (including one-off Tests) – they have won seven and drawn five. The only ongoing streak of undefeated Test series between two of the top eight teams is South Africa’s run of 15 unbeaten series against New Zealand. Australia also ...

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Two dead after NZ quake, residents flee tsunami

CHRISTCHURCH:  At least two people were killed and more fatalities were feared after a powerful 7.8 earthquake struck New Zealand just after midnight Monday, while residents in coastal areas fled following tsunami warnings. As dawn broke there was scant information from many rural villages in the South Island, which were ...

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Pakistan teams ‘safe’ after NZ earthquake

CHRISTCHURCH: All members of the Pakistan cricket team are safe in Nelson after an earthquake of high intensity hit New Zealand, their manager Wasim Bari has confirmed. Pakistan were in Nelson to play a three-day tour game before the first Test, scheduled to begin in Christchurch on November 17. The ...

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Misbah thinking about retirement

CAPE TOWN: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq has said that he will consider retirement after the conclusion of the series in New Zealand and Australia later this season. Misbah recently overtook Imran Khan as the most capped captain in Pakistan’s cricket history when he played his 49th Test as skipper against the ...

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Asia markets track global surge as Trump fears ease

HONG KONG: Asian equities soared Thursday, joining a goldrush across world markets as the initial shock of Donald Trump s election win was replaced by hopes his plan to kickstart the US economy will succeed. Trading floors were awash in red Wednesday as the region s investors were the first to react ...

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